Steven Lehrer, PhD
Associate Professor, Queen’s University and NYU-Shanghai and Faculty Research Fellow, NBER
Steven Lehrer is an Associate Professor of Economics at Queen’s University, a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and will be joining NYU Shanghai in January 2015. His research focuses on using empirical methods to address topics in the health economics, economics of education and experimental economics literature. In addition, he has worked on a number of methodological projects that provide new methods to estimate causal effects as well as discuss how to properly incorporate genetic information in social science analysis. His research has been published in the Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Economic Studies, American Political Science Review among other outlets. His recent research evaluating universal childcare policies was awarded the 2013 John Vandekamp prize for best article in Canadian Public policy and his work on genetic lotteries received the 2009 Victor R. Fuchs Research Award for his best paper with the potential to spawn new research in an underdeveloped area of health economics or health policy.